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Budapest Birl

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BUDAPEST BIRL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alex Gray Tweeddale Collection 4, 2006

1- 8 1s+2s dance the RSh Helix:
   1s+2s set passing partner RSh into BtoB position and cast round partner to own sides; 1s+2s ½ turn partners RH and dance ½ RH across
9-16 Reels of 3 on sides, 1M up, 1L down (RSh to 3rd corner). 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s+1st corners dance Corner Pass&Turn (corners ½ turn RH, pull back RSh and dance out to diagonal opposite place), 1s pass RSh and dance Corner Pass&Turn with 2nd corners. (3)1(2)
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L. 213

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and the tenth-largest city in the European Union by population within city limits.

The city has an estimated population of 1,752,286 over a land area of about 525 square kilometres (203 square miles).

Budapest is both a city and county, and forms the centre of the Budapest metropolitan area, which has an area of 7,626 square kilometres (2,944 square miles) and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33% of the population of Hungary.

Budapest attracts around 12 million international tourists per year, making it a highly popular destination in Europe.

The city was chosen as the Best European Destination of 2019, a major poll conducted by EBD, a tourism organisation partnering with the European Commission. It also topped the Best European Destinations 2020 list by Big7Media. Budapest also ranks as the 3rd best European city in a similar poll conducted by Which? Magazine.

Buda Castle With Matthias Church, Budapest

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